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Elisabeth Moss, Diddy, and Rose Byrne Join Apatown

Greek Salad: Elisabeth Moss, Rose Byrne, and Sean Combs have joined the cast of Forgetting Sarah Marshall spinoff Get Him to the Greek. Russell Brand reprises his Aldous Snow rock-star character, with Jonah Hill playing a record-company intern who has to get Snow to a comeback concert. Moss plays Hill’s girlfriend, Combs plays a record exec, and Byrne plays Jackie Q, a scandalous pop star and Snow’s love interest. But wait, Hill was in Marshall as the guy who worked at the restaurant … retcon! Retcon! [Variety]

Vick Can Keep the Cell Warm for Rod: Prison-related-stunt television-casting news: Both Michael Vick and Rod Blagojevich are in talks for reality-TV stints. Vick is attempting to land a show following him after he exits prison (he’s out July 20), and already has several suitors. Meanwhile, Blagojevich will be on NBC’s version of the British hit I’m a Celebrity … Get Me Out of Here — if a federal judge approves his request to travel to Costa Rica for the taping of the show. Blagojevich is planning on playing for his favorite charity, the Rod Blagojevich Defense Fund. [HR, HR]

Lots of Discovering: Richard Jenkins will star alongside Julia Roberts in the adaptation of Eat, Pray, Love. Roberts plays a divorcée on a quest for self-discovery, while Jenkins plays a Texan with a dark past also on a quest for self-discovery; the two meet at an Indian ashram. A guy gets one lead Oscar nomination and he’s already off making movies with Julia Roberts … [HR]

Can She Get a Greek Cameo?: Kristen Bell will star in the Disney comedy You Again, written by Moe Jelline and to be directed by Andy Fickman. When Bell’s character’s brother announces plans to marry her high-school bully, she’ll have to do whatever it takes to show him the real face of his fiancée. Flashback-scene-involving-Kristen-Bell-wearing-braces alert! [HR]

More HBO Comedy: HBO is developing Women’s Studies, a comedy from Ben Karlin (Daily Show) and Theresa Rebeck (NYPD Blue). The show, which may star Broadway vet (and Vulture buddy) Julie White, focuses on a onetime feminist “It”-girl author who is now a professor at a small liberal arts college in the Northeast. Note to Karlin and Rebeck: Jokes about office hours usually slay. [HR]

Virtual Face Bitings: Elizabeth Shue will star in the horror remake Piranha 3D, as a small-town sheriff trying to save her family and her lake-side community from attacks; Adam Scott plays a diver for the U.S. Geological Service trying to find out the cause of the infestation. Okay, this sounds awesome. [HR]

Elisabeth Moss, Diddy, and Rose Byrne Join Apatown